Close reading is a major focus of the CCSS.
This organizer/worksheet helps students organize CLOSE READING findings when they investigate a non-fiction text. Inferring, activating prior knowledge, identifying text structure, noticing non fiction text features, citing evidence, drawing conclusions, determining main idea and summarizing are all skills and strategies that are addressed in this organizer. Great CENTER ACTIVITY after students are taught how to use!
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Aligned with the following Common Core State Standards:
Reading: Informational Text, Grades 3-8: RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.8.1, RI.8.2
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
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